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There are 4 ways to get from Bratislava to Katowice by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Katowice Ic

$13 - $20

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava to Katowice, Katowice bus station N910

$17 - $35

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Breclav Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Breclav to Katowice Eic / ...

$14 - $22

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Katowice 237.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Katowice is to train which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Katowice is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bratislava and arriving at Katowice, Katowice bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Katowice. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Katowice is 273 km. The road distance is 379.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Katowice without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 11€ - 17€.

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The train from Bratislava hl.st. to Katowice takes 4 h 38 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bratislava to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bratislava station.

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Bratislava to Katowice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Katowice is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 11€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 170.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Katowice, Poland?

Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK) operates a train from Bratislava to Katowice once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bratislava to Katowice once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Ecolines also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
slovakrail.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Breclav
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
slovakrail.sk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava to Břeclav
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
regiojet.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Breclav to Katowice
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines

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Bratislava to Katowice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Katowice, Katowice bus station.

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Bratislava to Katowice train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Katowice is 379 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Bratislava to Katowice.

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